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Herb - Anise
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This sweet, spicy, aromatic, mineral-accumulating Mediterranean culinary and medicinal herb grows to 24” with white flowers in summer, attracting pollinators. Renowned for its licorice flavored leaves, seeds, fruit and essential oils to season dishes and baked goods. Highly valued medicinal. Excellent companion plant. A permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden favorite. Also known as aniseseed.
Direct sow outside after last frost in sunny spot, when soil temp is at least 65°F Plant in rows 1/8” deep, 3" apart, thin to 10' apart; Likes well-drained average soil. Grows to about 2 ft.
tricky plant to grow for its seeds in our northern climate as it dislikes frost and excess heat; loves even moisture
a tap-root plant (good mineral accumulator) so does not transplant well. If you choose to start indoors, transplant seedlings when they are still small.
Attractive flowers hold up well in cut flower arrangements
Excellent companion plant for brassicas (broccoli, cabbage, brussels sprouts); enhances plant vigor of its companions
Latin Name: Pimpinella anisum
Seed Count: 200
Plant Cycle: Annual
Days to Germinate: 7-14
Days to Harvest: 60 (leaves), 130 (seeds)
Farm Type: Open Pollinated, Safe Seed Pledge
Planting Seasons: Spring
Seed Type: Open Pollinated
Cold Hardy: Yes
Seed Saving Level: Advanced
Seed Storage : About 4-6+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)
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